Finance Manager (Spanish Speaking Preferred)


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Date: August 24, 2022 9:00:23 AM UTC
Company: Synagie
City: Taguig, National Capital Region, Philippines
Country: PH


The Finance Manager – provides both operational and pragmatic support to the Synagie Group operations across the Southeast region and participates in regional initiatives as required.

Job Description

  • Strong understanding oftechnical accounting guidance and interpretations, specifically IFRS and Local GAAP
  • Experience in external audit and reporting compliance, including preparation of financial statements and disclosures
  • Demonstrates strong understanding of key tax concepts such as corporate taxation, GST/VAT, transfer pricing, permanent establishment principles and withholding tax
  • Oversees monthly / quarterly / annual financial closing process (including consolidation workings any other reporting to be submitted to shareholders)
  • Manage month-end General Ledger close and consolidation
  • Oversees and manages cash flow and payment plan in periodic basis (weekly)
  • Assist in reviewing commercial contracts for any financial related matters
  • Design and lead internal finance policies and procedures
  • Establish and maintain the control environment within the Group by managing the various key stakeholders to ensure compliance to the effective operation of internal controls, and work closely with Group Business Support Team (BST)
  • Experience working with professional services firm in audit, tax, legal, valuation specialists
  • Manage M&A integration and transition activities and support on financial and tax due diligence for new opportunities when required
  • Supports Group Treasury functions, reporting and initiatives
  • Supports internal management reporting, financial planning and analysis
  • Drive continuous improvement and transformation within the Finance organization
  • Participatein ad-hoc projects when needed such as ERP system improvements (Globe3, Quickbooks), IPO readiness preparation, audit committee presentation decks etc.


  • Great working and collaborative attitude, highly motivated individual
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or any related field
  • Preferably at least 3-4 years of audit experience in a Big 4 accounting firm and preferably 2-3 years of relevant finance experience in a commercial environment
  • A recognized accounting qualification, CA/CPA preferred (CA/CPA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Can read, write, and speak Spanish
  • Experience working in a regional corporation and able to effectively communicate with teams in different countries and time-zones
  • Hands-on individual and able to multi-task
  • Able to handle stress and execute key deliverables under tight deadlines
  • Prior team management experience required
  • Demonstrates mental agility
  • Proven ability to understand key financial and business variables in a complex and challenging commercial environment
  • Ability to analyse and make recommendations, alongside the capacity to drive key business changes
  • Proven experience in managing both internal and external stakeholders at all levels through excellent communication
  • Proven project management skills
  • Great team player

Experience: 3 Year

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